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Add 6/2 and 15/45

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 15/45

6/2 + 15/45 is 10/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    6/2 = 6 × 45/2 × 45 = 270/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    15/45 = 15 × 2/45 × 2 = 30/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/90 + 30/90 = 270 + 30/90 = 300/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/3
  6. In mixed form: 31/3

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